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John Edward Fedyszyn, U.S. Marine Corps

June 14, 2012 John Edward Fedyszyn was born on Flag Day, June 14, 1949. He is the son of the late John B. and Elizabeth (Bentley) Fedyszyn. more »»

John Bernard Fedyszyn, U.S. Navy, U.S. Naval Reserve

June 10, 2012 ? CPO (Chief Petty Officer) 1st class USN 234-42-23 ? BM (Boatswain Mate) 5-48-030 ? BM 0102-32 USNR (United States Naval Reserve) USN 234-42-23 ¯ United States Naval ships: USS LST-497 landing shi... more »»

Michael J. Sammartino, U.S. Army: A sister’s story

June 3, 2012 The day came and Michael J. Sammartino was officially property of the U.S. Army. After packing his suitcase and saying all his goodbyes, Michael headed to his front door. more »»

Michael J. Sammartino, United States Army, WWII

May 28, 2012 Michael Sammartino was born at his family’s home at 145 Lake Shore Drive West on June 13, 1926. more »»

Dominic ‘Dom’ Rossotto, U.S. Marine

May 20, 2012 ¯ World War II, MAG-Marine Air Group ¯ VMB 612 — A new type of a Marine air grou. more »»

Dunkirk Veterans Administration

May 13, 2012 ¯ Outpatient Clinic, 166 E. Fourth St., Dunkirk, 203-6474 or 1-800-310-5001 ¯ Staff Dr. more »»

Walter G. Pfleuger, U.S. Army

May 6, 2012 ¯ Medical Corps ¯ Field cook — Duties were to set up field mess provisions to feed combat troops while in combat conditions. Having field warm meals created better morale. more »»

Richard J. Husch, U.S. Army

April 29, 2012 ¯ World War II, Sp 4 pay level E-4 ¯ Quartermaster, 295th quartermaster, Salvage battalion — The term quartermaster comes from a 17th century term “quartiermeister” and initially denoted a court... more »»

Gib Seegert, U.S. Marine

April 22, 2012 To continue with Gib Seegert’s story, I want readers to understand, in a war, there are jobs that must be done. Graves registration was part of war. It was a duty some could not do. more »»

Gib Seegert, U.S. Marine

April 15, 2012 ¯ Vietnam Era ¯ Third Marine Division ¯ Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) ¯ 0311 Grunt, Rifleman Infantry Man in Vietnam on the DMZ (demilitarized zone) The 0311 was a marine whose duties were t... more »»

Frederick Szary, U.S. Army

April 8, 2012 ¯ Wackernheim, Germany ¯ Era — Cold War, Vietnam ¯ Unit — Battery B, 2nd battalion; 7th artillery hawk Missile. more »»

J. Carter Rowland, PhD., U.S. Army

April 1, 2012 ¯ World War II ¯ Tech Sgt. more »»

An honor roll of veterans

March 25, 2012 Since July 2010, the OBSERVER has featured a weekly In Honor, In Memory feature for veterans who have lived in Chautauqua County. It all began with the July 4, 2010 edition and Arthur Lamb of the U.S. more »»

Part 2: Stephen Cobb, U.S. Army

March 4, 2012 For the next 10 1/2 months Stephen Cobb would get to see a lot of Vietnam as the troop was always on the move. Rarely did they stay more than a couple of weeks in one spot. more »»

Stephen Cobb, U.S. Army

February 26, 2012 ¯ Army Medic Combat, Vietnam War ¯ Staff Sergeant ¯ Training/Duty Stations — Basic training, Fort Dix, N.J., September to November 1967. Air training, Fort Sam Houston, Texas Nov. 1967 to Jan. more »»

Greg DiPaolo, U.S. Army

February 19, 2012 ¯ Vietnam ¯ Medals and Awards: Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Good Conduct Medal, National Defense, New York State Conspicuous Service Medal, Army Sharpshooter M-16 ¯ TAOR— Da Nang,... more »»

Edward Hugh Dragon, U.S. Navy

February 12, 2012 Ship USS Sylvania AFS-2 — The USS Sylvania AFS-2 was a Mars Class Combat stores ship. The name Sylvania came from an asteroid.The ship was commissioned on July 11, 1964. more »»

Charles R. Dye, U.S. Marine Corps

February 4, 2012 ¯ Master Sergeant, United States Army ¯ Instructor ¯ Military Specialty ¯ Military education: Military Education Power Generator Repair Basic, Advanced Non-Commissioned Officer’s Course, Combat... more »»

August DiPaolo, U.S. Army Air Corps

January 29, 2012 ¯ United States Army Air Corp — Word War II, Philippines ¯ The Bataan Death March ¯ Duties: Signalman attached to fifth interception command signal detachment ¯ Prisoner of War: 44 months (1,352... more »»

Walter Sedlmayer, U.S. Navy

January 8, 2012 Walter Sedlmayer, U.S. Navy ¯ U.S. Navy active — 1963-1968 ¯ U.S. Navy reserves — 1962-1963, 1968-1986 ¯ Corpsman— 1st Class E-6 HM ¯ Land Duty in Vietnam — Attached to a combat U.. more »»



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